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Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

Can you write a good multiple choice question? After all, this is a foundational skill for a modern L&D pro, especially in large organizations that use a lot of online content. Unfortunately, it sounds a lot easier than it is. I’m confident that many of the questions we push to our employees every day are bad. And I mean BAD. Can you answer these 6 questions about multiple choice questions?

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape? Have you ever watched Bobby Flay pan sear a ribeye to perfection? What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? They use the best tool available for the job. Bob Ross wouldn’t be as smooth without his Van Dyke Brown… Bobby Flay’s dishes not as delicious without his cast iron skillet. No matter how many you test.

“PLAY TO LEARN” WITH KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

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Gamification vs Game-Based Learning: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

Every year, the NCAA invites people from all over the world to participate in one of college sports greatest spectacles: March Madness. If you are reading this from the United States, chances are high that you have filled out a NCAA men’s basketball bracket before. You choose which college basketball teams you think will win each round of play. So what keeps people playing year after year?

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7 Keys to Modern Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. Over the past 200 years, training has been moving in the wrong direction. Our approach to training and education no longer supports how learners work. Guest BYTE speaker Martyn Lewis explored a modern solution to an old-school problem. Click here for the recording. Blended learning Modern Learning BYTE Instructional Design Blended Learning Hub

Camtasia Templates in Action

eLearning Brothers

Have you noticed that eLearning course creators are amazing? How many eLearning courses have you seen that are not only educational, but amazingly eye pleasing and enjoyable? Here at eLearning Brothers we love how creative people are, and that is why we make our templates fully editable! Thinking of how to use a Camtasia template with your project may take some time.

Karen Hough ATD Core 4 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Karen Hough kicked off ATD’s Core 4 event with a lively keynote talking about how improvisation reflects many core factors involved in successful organizational agility. Going through her trademarked elements, she had the audience up and participating and reflecting on interpersonal interactions. The post Karen Hough ATD Core 4 Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets. social strategy

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Oh, the Places Learning Happens

CLO Magazine

Connecting people to information and opportunities to develop professionally is a value that is deeply interwoven into Thomson Reuters Corp.’s s vision for the future, said Michele Isaacs, vice president and global head of learning and development for the company. For an organization in the answers business, continuous learning is an imperative. The entry elicited close to 1,000 posts. “It

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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

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eLearning Needs to Move Beyond Content Delivery

Pract.us

eLearning applications are perfectly poised to help employees practice and apply what they’ve trained on. There’s no arguing with the fact that eLearning has put down roots in the training world and will continue to grow. And eLearning has been evolving. Some video courses are even shrinking down to 3 minutes or fewer, so your team can learn quick bites of information whenever they need them.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform. Picture This is the simplest of all. How to do it?

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. On one hand, the rapid growth of Internet technologies has seen a corresponding growth in online education. A 2015 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that online students grew by nearly 4% over the previous year. And there lies the dichotomy! Which Education Format Works Better? The conclusion?

Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. I even saw this tweet the other day (in part)…”When will instructional designers get their heads out of their asses and understand that their roles are dying out.”

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To Persuade More Effectively, Pre-suade First

CLO Magazine

Researchers like me have long studied how best to persuade. We’ve learned a lot over the years about which elements to build into a message and which psychological strings to strum with that message to elevate its success. But, recently, we’ve begun to realize that by focusing so intently on the message, we’ve missed a crucial component of the process. So, you ask for his feedback on the idea.

What’s New in eLearning – Post #2

Upside Learning

We follow our first What’s New post with a couple more tools that we feel could have potential for use in eLearning and related areas – by putting the artist in VR. Tilt Brush and Quill Tilt Brush, Google’s 3D painting virtual reality app, has been around for almost a year. Now, with the increasing […]. eLearning Beyond Verbal Emotion Analytics Facial Recognition Kairos Microsoft Cognitive Services Mixed Reality New in eLearning Oculus Rift Quill Responsive Type Tilt Brush Virtual reality

What’s Your Training Worth? Demonstrate ROI by Tracking KPIs

Allen Interactions

By Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Let’s say you’ve created a training program to teach restaurant employees about proper handwashing techniques. How will you know if your program is successful? You could ask learners if they are washing their hands more now that they’ve taken the training, but they might not be completely honest. ROI e-Learning Measurement

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Exploring Curation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

The last (but not least) compartment in our EdTech toolbox is curation tools. We use these tools and apps to explore the web to find resources related to specific topics that we can save, reference or share out through other channels. In any modern blended learning program, a curation strategy can improve the outcomes for your learners. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Adaptive or just good design?

Clark Quinn

A few posts ago, I wrote about how we might be rushing too fast into cognitive computing. Not that there’s anything wrong with augmenting us, but I was wondering if we’d be better off focusing on developing our non-cognitive systems first. And, of course, it occurred to me after a conversation that there might be another example of this ‘tech fix before smart fix’ problem: adaptive learning over good design. Is this a tech solution to the wrong problem? So, I’m a fan of adaptive learning. And I know that there are good things we can do with adaptive learning.

3 Ways Learning Can Affect Behavioral Change

CLO Magazine

When we practice learning and development, we’re participating in an ancient craft, helping others develop as professionals. Even as far back as 2100 B.C., Hammurabi’s Code — a Babylonian law code from ancient Mesopotamia — laid out rules for governing apprenticeship. Learning leaders are at a systematic disadvantage compared to professionals in other fields. Perception starts at the top. Check.

Grow Your eLearning Legacy with Professional Development

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is no easy feat. It takes time and resources to learn all the ins and outs of the industry and how to best apply those to the training content you’re building. That’s why we want to help you learn and develop your skills by providing you with all of the tools you’ll ever need! Video Training Library. Professional Association Membership. And more!

How to Develop & Reinforce Leadership Training Programs

Mindmarker

Too many companies strive to reinforce training, but make one critical mistake: Reinforcement is not retraining. You cannot construct an effective reinforcement program by pushing all information to your learners at once. You must s hift your mindset by asking yourself, "what information do I need to send that is necessary to either produce a desired behavior or impart a piece of knowledge?".

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Five Tips on Training Restaurant Employees for Guest Experience

ExpandShare

Exceeding guests’ expectations begins with the culture of you restaurant, which is created by the restaurant managers and the employees themselves. This culture has a huge impact on guests and guest delight. Here are five tips on creating the best possible environment for delighting guests. Value your team. When employees feel valued, they’re more likely to provide top-notch customer service.

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Where is Clark?

Clark Quinn

So, where am I this spring? I was at ATD’s Techknowledge in January, and as this is published I’m on my way to Long Beach for their Core 4 event (sold out; if you’re one of the lucky ones there, say hi!). I’m taking the train (and a bus); look forward to watching the terrain roll by and writing. But there’re a couple more events this spring. Next week (March 30th), I’ll be giving a talk to ATD’s East Bay chapter on innovation. If you’re here in the Bay Area, it should be fun and informative. Again, if you’re going, say hello! strategy

But I Don’t Want to Be a Leader

CLO Magazine

Trends in business are fascinating, aren’t they? Many trends are good and useful, others are a complete mystery. Case in point, we continue to put people in management and leadership roles who are ill equipped to develop other people or really have no passion for it. Let’s start by considering the concept of regifting. Being polite, you accept it graciously. That’s a gift worth keeping. John F.

Virtual Reality in Corporate Training

Upside Learning

Earlier this year while visiting the Learning Technologies show in London, one thing that stood out for me was the advent of virtual reality (VR) on the corporate training scene. At least five different vendors on the exhibition floor had VR headsets to showcase their VR work in the training domain. Reconfirming the trend, the […]. eLearning augmented reality types of vr solutions use of vr Virtual reality virtual reality in corporate training

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.